Interview with Ron DeKett from the The Herald-Palladium newspaper in St. Joseph, MI, regarding performing at the South Haven Jazz Festival last September. It never got printed, so here it is.
RD: What does the vibraphone bring to jazz that others instruments don’t?
JC: The vibes is a relatively new instrument developed in the late 1920s in Chicago. What's nice about the vibes is that it can be either a lead instrument or an accompanying instrument like a piano or guitar. I get to do both in my group…Read more